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  • Baseball Capsules NEW YORK (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury got four hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning on Brian McCann's pop-fly single that dropped near three Cincinnati Reds in shallow right field, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 victory Sunday. Ellsbury a

    July 21, 2014

  • SD woman recognized for role in baseball history YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — A woman recognized as baseball's first female professional umpire has been inducted into the Yankton College Alumni Hall of Fame. Amanda Clement was only 16 when she was paid to umpire a semipro game in Hawarden, Iowa, in 1904 wh

    July 21, 2014

  • Clippers' future on line as probate trial resumes LOS ANGELES (AP) — The future of the Los Angeles Clippers is closer to decision as testimony resumes Monday in a probate trial over whether a deal negotiated by Donald Sterling's estranged wife to sell the team for $2 billion is authorized under a St

    July 21, 2014

  • Penn State-Abuse [Duplicate] Jerry Sandusky's son talks of his bedtime 'ritual' HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky says the former Penn State assistant football coach had a bedtime "ritual" at the family's central Pennsylvania home. The Oprah Winfrey Network on Wednesday released a clip of Wi

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Boston Marathon Suspects Friends [Duplicate] Tsarnaev pal's jury to begin second day deliberating BOSTON (AP) — A federal jury was set to begin a second day of deliberations on Thursday in the trial of a man accused of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev during the investigation into the deadly attack. Tsarnaev's f

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nissan signs as sponsor of Man City, global clubs LONDON (AP) — Premier League champion Manchester City signed Nissan Motor Co. as the first global sponsor of its portfolio of clubs on Thursday. The five-year deal with Nissan was announced two months after City bought a stake in Japanese team Yokoha

    July 17, 2014

  • Brazil Soccer WCup Germany Argentina-12 [Duplicate] Referee: Kramer was disoriented after blow to head ROME (AP) — Germany midfielder Christoph Kramer was disoriented and confused after taking a heavy blow to the head early in the World Cup final, according to the match's referee. "Shortly after the blow, Kramer came to me asking 'Ref, is this the fin

    July 17, 2014 8 Photos

  • British Open Golf-12 [Duplicate] Woods shaky, Italian flair to British Open HOYLAKE, England (AP) — On a day when Tiger Woods returned to the majors, there was an Italian flair to the British Open leaderboard. Matteo Manassero took advantage of prime scoring conditions to shoot a 5-under 67 at Royal Liverpool, while brothers

    July 17, 2014 11 Photos

  • Germany top of FIFA rankings after World Cup win ZURICH (AP) — Germany climbed to the top of the FIFA rankings on Thursday after winning the World Cup for the first time in 24 years, while several European rivals paid the price for their dismal performances in Brazil. Germany, which beat Argentina

    July 17, 2014

  • British Open Golf-6 [Duplicate] Irons takes on added importance at British Open HOYLAKE, England (AP) — When Tom Watson remembers his favorite shots from the British Open — and, given he's a five-time champion, there are plenty — one stands above all the others. That 2-iron on the 72nd hole at Birkdale, locking up the last of hi

    July 16, 2014 8 Photos

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